The Olive Tree grows in the Holy Land and can survive for up to 2000 years.
Jesus prayed in Gethsemane (Mat. 26:36) near an olive tree, some says, still exists today.
In the Bible, Noah sent out a dove from the ark to find dry land and the dove returned with
an Olive branch. (The Dove is the symbol of the Holy Spirit).
The Olive Tree has been highly admired since ancient times and was proclaim as a blessed tree.
The people planted olive trees in various parts of the Holy Land to spread its cultivation.
The oil from the olives was used to anoint priests, prophets and kings to empower them
as well as to pray for their healing. While known for its sturdiness, it is a beautiful wood with
grains of colors from pink to black; The older the wood the darker the colors.